Director, Analysis and Research, Consumer Devices, IHS MarkitMr. Paul Gagnon is a director of technology analysis and research at IHS Markit, specializing in consumer electronics trends and display technology.
Mr. Gagnon has been cited as an industry expert in numerous publications, such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and Los Angeles Times. He joined the company in 2014 during the acquisition of DisplaySearch, a leader in primary research and forecasting on the global display market that is now part of IHS Markit. At DisplaySearch, he served as the director of global TV research as well as senior analyst for North America. In those capacities, he chaired the annual DisplaySearch US FPD conference. He has more than 15 years of experience in the consumer electronics industry, with expertise in TV market tracking, forecasting, and analysis, as well as consulting and conferences. Previously, Mr. Gagnon worked as a senior marketing analyst forecasting and analyzing volatile TV and video market trends for Hitachi America, LTD's Home Electronics Division. There, he gained extensive product development and strategic planning experience. He was responsible for developing and implementing retail sales incentive promotions at Hitachi. He was a member of the video division market research committee of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA). Mr. Gagnon has a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing and an MBA from San Diego State University, US.